Leon Saltiel

Title of Paper : The Holocaust of the Jews of Thessaloniki through the Clandestine Press of PEAN  

Leon Saltiel is a Visiting Fellow at the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland. He recently completed his PhD at the University of Macedonia, in Thessaloniki, Greece, focusing on the Second World War in Greece and the Holocaust of the Jews of Thessaloniki. Leon has more than 15 years’ experience on human rights issues around the world, the majority of which was working with the United Nations in Geneva. Leon was a Fulbright Scholar at Georgetown University, earning a master’s degree in Foreign Service. He has received fellowships, among others, from the German Marshall Fund, Yad Vashem, and the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy. He has published several articles in important historical publications.